I haven’t worn hats very often, because: I have a huge head (not kidding, it’s about 23″ around), and hats flatten my curls. I do love a Fall/Winter beret, and of course a wide brimmed sunhat for protection. But many women wear hats like a second skin, natural and beautiful and graceful. The Visible Women of Visible Monday are certainly in that group, and provide inspiration.
As always, the first tip is: wear hats when you want to, and own the look.
And there’s always room in my closet for a big brimmed hat:
First among equals is the fabulous Judith of Style Crone, who has made exquisite hats her signature. She once owned a hat shop and now has a remarkable collection in her home – a hat room! Make sure you visit Judith’s monthly Hat Attack, to see her newest creation and to link up your own hat look. This week she chose to look mysterious in a black brimmed hat.
Jill of Grown Up Glamour chose a herringbone Fedora to keep with her theme of black and white. The hat adds a distinctive and memorable accent. Love the shoes.
Jenny from A Pocketful Of Polkadots chose a tweed newsboy cap, casual and modern, to complement her fun stripes and denim. She and our next three Visible Women were part of a “Fab 40’s” challenge to style a hat with their chosen outfit.
Sheela of Sheela Writes is alluring and invokes a Victoriana vibe. She chose a hot pink veiled hat to top off her steampunk look. Fabulous.
Samantha of Fake Fabulous wears a men’s fedora and looks so captivating. Love her lapel pins too.
Here’s more fab choices for any age:
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